Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Computer Scientist

Geoffrey Hinton

Who is Geoffrey Hinton? Geoffrey Hinton, a well-known British-Canadian computer scientist, and cognitive psychologist, was born in Canada. Geoffrey Hinton is widely regarded as one of the greatest authorities on artificial intelligence and neural networks in the world. Geoffrey Hinton…

Vishakha Yadav

Who is Vishakha Yadav? Vishakha Yadav is a Dwarka-based Indian computer engineer and IAS officer (Delhi, India). In 2017, Vishakha Yadav finished second among women in the UPSC examination. In addition, she finished sixth in the Civil Services Examination 2019….

John Hopcroft

A theoretical computer scientist who specialized in the theory of computation and data structures. He once received the Turing Award which is considered one of the highest awards in his field. John Hopcroft was born on October 9, 1939 in…

Pat Hayes

English-born computer scientist known for his work in the field of Artificial Intelligence and for his association with Florida’s Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. Pat Hayes was born on August 21, 1944, in England. He collaborated with fellow Artificial…

John Backus

An American computer scientist who helped develop Fortran, one of the first computer programming languages, for which he received the National Medal of Science in 1975. He also did important research in function-level programming, a different philosophy in programming language…

Computer Scientist

Stuart Umpleby

Scientist and professor who specializes in cybernetics. He also did important work in the fields of systems theory, the philosophy of science, and management methods. Stuart Umpleby was born on March 5, 1944 in Illinois. Like Bill Gates, a lot…

Computer Scientist

Bill Joy

Notable as the co-founder of the Sun Microsystems computer, software, and IT company, he is also famous as a developer of the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) Unix operating system and of Unix’s vi text editing program. Bill Joy was born…

Eugene Myers

Known best for helping to develop the BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) for the National Center for Biotechnology Information, this computer expert, bioinformatician, and frequently cited researcher also served as vice president of the informatics research division of Celera…

John Mauchly

Co-creator of ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic computer. He and his partner, J Presper Eckert, were the first to establish fundamental computer concepts such as the stored program and programming languages. John Mauchly was born on August 30, 1907, in…

Dennis Ritchie

Creator of the ‘C’ programming language and the Unix operating system, who is credited with helping to usher in the modern digital era. He won the Turing Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1983 for his work. Dennis…

Computer Scientist

Grace Hopper

Computer scientist who developed a compiler system for computer programs and conceptualized the idea of machine-independent programming languages. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, which was finished in 1944. Grace Hopper was born…

Computer Scientist

Jim Gray

American computer scientist who was a recipient of the Turing Award in 1998 for his contributions to database and transaction processing research in system implementation. Jim Gray was born on January 12, 1944 in California. Robert Sedgewick is also an…

Gilad Lotan

A data scientist who rose to fame after getting hired to head up BuzzFeed data science department. He’s a sought-after data expert who’s worked at Microsoft and Betaworks. Gilad Lotan was born on August 19, 1981, in New York. Ryan…

Computer Scientist

Richard Hamming

Computer pioneer who discovered a way for machines to correct their own errors. His groundbreaking work led the way to technologies like modems and compact discs. Richard Hamming was born on February 11, 1915 in Chicago, IL. He worked with…

Vinton Cerf

A computer scientist who is considered one of the founding fathers of the internet. He became President of the Association for Computing Machinery in May 2012. Vinton Cerf was born on June 23, 1943, in New Haven, CT. He went…

Katie Bouman

American computer scientist specializing in the field of imaging. She is best recognized for having been a key part of the Event Horizon Telescope Tam that captured the first image of a black hole in 2019. Katie Bouman was born…